Erlanger Kidney Transplant Center hires Dr. Alan Koffron as surgical director
Dr. Alan Koffron has been hired as the surgical director of the Erlanger Kidney Transplant Center. In his new role, Koffron will work alongside Dr. Kenneth Kokko, kidney transplant center program and medical director.
Both Koffron and Kokko will be responsible for quality initiatives within the program, maintenance of translation protocols and interaction with the global transplant community.
Koffron earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Following medical school, he completed residency training in general surgery at Chicago Medical School University of Health Sciences. Dr. Koffron completed two fellowships – a multiple-organ transplant surgery and hepatobiliary surgery fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and a pediatric liver transplant surgery and hepatobiliary surgery fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
“Dr. Koffron is an incredibly accomplished individual and physician, and I